One of the big trends in the past four years has been companies developing E Ink e-readers that use Google Android. This OS provides users with the flexibility to sideload in their own apps or download them via an accompanied app market such as Google Play. There are two major challenges for app developers that want to make a customized e-reading app that has support for an E … [Read more...] about These are the challenges for developing apps for an Android e-Reader
A Short History of E-Paper and the eReader Revolution
People started paying attention to to the e-reader industry in 2007 when Amazon released the Kindle. The industry exploded in the ensuing years and many other companies started to make their own models, with varying degrees of success. There are a few different companies that have been at the forefront of the e-reading revolution and today we are going to look at some of the … [Read more...] about A Short History of E-Paper and the eReader Revolution
Industry Experts Say Freescale is Dialing Back on e-Ink Support
E-Paper industry experts in Europe have told Good e-Reader that Freescale is dialing back on e-ink support. The semi-conductor company is said to only provide direct support to only two different companies, Netronix and Yitoa.In December of 2015 NXP closed its nearly $12 billion deal to acquire Freescale. The deal bolsters NXP's position in other fast-growing chip markets, … [Read more...] about Industry Experts Say Freescale is Dialing Back on e-Ink Support
When will e-reader companies Adopt IMX7?
Freescale has always played a major role in the evolution of the e-reader industry. The companies processors have powered the very first Kindle and continue to play a central role on the Kindle Voyage the Barnes and Noble Nook Glowlight Plus. In June, Freescale announced a major innovation, the IMX 7 dual core processor, which will change the game. How will Amazon, B&N and … [Read more...] about When will e-reader companies Adopt IMX7?
Will Freescale Continue to Support e-Readers?
Freescale and e-Ink have both played a pivotal role for the entire e-reader revolution. E-Paper and the processors that power them have run in tandem from the very first Sony e-Reader to the modern day Kindle Voyage. The future of e-readers may be in doubt when news broke today that Freescale has been purchased by NXP Semiconductor.The deal will likely close by the … [Read more...] about Will Freescale Continue to Support e-Readers?
Freescale Talks about the e-Reader Revolution
Freescale and e-Ink have both played a pivotal role for the entire e-reader revolution. E-Paper and the processors that power them have run in tandem from the very first Sony e-Reader to the modern day Kindle Paperwhite 2. Many people in the industry are unfamiliar on the exact role that Freescale has played in the evolution of eBook readers. Today we talk to i.MX Product … [Read more...] about Freescale Talks about the e-Reader Revolution
Freescale Launches Top Tech Pundit 2013 Election
The biggest Election of 2013 is about to occur and has reverberating effect on the entire e-reading, and digital publishing industry! We are of course talking about the Freescale Top Tech Pundit of 2013!Every year, Freescale puts together a top Tech Pundit election that puts the spotlight on the worlds most prominent tech journalists. Good e-Reader was honored last year … [Read more...] about Freescale Launches Top Tech Pundit 2013 Election
Freescale Launches New Gen i.MX 6 Series Processors
The biggest announcement that Freescale had to make at the Electronica event is that the company has started the production of a new series of processors. Freescale believes the new processors will bring about a quantum change in the way we perceive the mobile device segment, such as ebook readers and tablet PCs. The i.MX6 series applications processors comprises of individual … [Read more...] about Freescale Launches New Gen i.MX 6 Series Processors
Freescale i.MX 6SoloLite to power the Next Generation of e-Readers
Freescale has been attending various technology conferences over the course of the last two months showing off their new i.MX 6 series of processors. The i.MX 6SoloLite is especially interesting because it was specifically designed for the next generation of e-readers.The new i.MX 6SoloLite is an expansion on their seminal i.MX508 chip-set that powered millions of … [Read more...] about Freescale i.MX 6SoloLite to power the Next Generation of e-Readers
Freescale Shortlisted Good e-Reader for the Smart Mobile Device Pundit of 2012
We are proud to announce today that out of a field of initially 80 different blogs, Freescale Semiconductor has shortlisted our own Good e-Reader as being one of the Top 20 Tech Blogs in the world! This is a huge step forward and a great honor that they—and by extension YOU—have recognized our website has being the definitive source of e-Reader, eBook, digital publishing, and … [Read more...] about Freescale Shortlisted Good e-Reader for the Smart Mobile Device Pundit of 2012